Care recipient (cr) is obsessed with living in the past caregiver (cg) receives frequent requests from cr to stop work and listen to stories or look at photos or clippings

Try: #set aside dedicated times for the cr to discuss the past using photos #limit the amount of photos reviewed at each sitting #ask the cr to tell a story about each photo #as the cr tells the story summarize and write down the

Materials: Photos and scrapbook index cards tape and pen

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance

Information: On an index card this may validate the cr’s memories and provide assurance that the details of the story are important #put the photos and index cards in a scrapbook #insisting that the cr stick with this process will provide parameters for reminiscing information

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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